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The Best Graham Greene Movies

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List of the best Graham Greene movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Graham Greene's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Graham Greene movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Graham Greene movies will be at the top of the list. Graham Greene has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Graham Greene movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Graham Greene films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Graham Greene role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Graham Greene performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List is made up of a variety of films, including Grey Owl and The Green Mile.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Graham Greene movies?" and "What are the greatest Graham Greene roles of all time?"

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    The Last of His Tribe

    Jon Voight, Anne Archer

    Released1992

    Directed byHarry Hook

    The Last of His Tribe is a 1992 movie starring Jon Voight as the anthropologist Alfred L. Kroeber who befriended Ishi, played by Graham Greene. Harry Hook directed the film. Ishi was thought to be...  more
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    Skins

    Graham Greene, Winona LaDuke

    Released2002

    Directed byChris Eyre

    Skins is a 2002 feature film by Chris Eyre and based upon the novel of the same name by Adrian C. Louis. The film is set on the fictional Beaver Creek Indian Reservation in South Dakota near the...  more
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    Thunderheart

    Val Kilmer, David Crosby

    Released1992

    Directed byMichael Apted

    Thunderheart is a 1992 contemporary western mystery film directed by Michael Apted from an original screenplay by John Fusco. The film is a loosely based fictional portrayal of events relating to the...  more

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    Maverick

    Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster

    Released1994

    Directed byRichard Donner

    Maverick is a 1994 Western comedy film directed by Richard Donner and written by William Goldman, based on the 1950s television series of the same name created by Roy Huggins. The film stars Mel...  more

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    Christmas in the Clouds

    M. Emmet Walsh, Rita Coolidge

    Released2005

    Directed byKate M. Barker

    Christmas in the Clouds is a 2001 comedy film about a ski resort owned and operated by a Native American tribe. Featured at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival, the film went on to receive Best...  more
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    The Education of Little Tree

    James Cromwell, Graham Greene

    Released1997

    Directed byRichard Friedenberg

    The Education of Little Tree is a 1997 drama film directed by Richard Friedenberg....  more
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    Dances with Wolves

    Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell

    Released1990

    Directed byKevin Costner

    Dances with Wolves is a 1990 American epic western film directed, produced by, and starring Kevin Costner. It is a film adaptation of the 1988 book of the same name by Michael Blake and tells the...  more

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    Snow Dogs

    Cuba Gooding Jr., James Coburn

    Released2002

    Directed byBrian Levant

    Snow Dogs is a 2002 American comedy film directed by Brian Levant, and starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and James Coburn. The film was released in the United States on January 18, 2002 by Walt Disney...  more
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    Grey Owl

    Pierce Brosnan, Graham Greene

    Released1999

    Directed byRichard Attenborough

    Grey Owl is a 1999 biopic directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Pierce Brosnan in the role of real life British schoolboy turned Indian trapper "Grey Owl," Archibald Belaney, and Annie...  more

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    The Pathfinder

    Laurie Holden, Stacy Keach

    Released1996

    Directed byDonald Shebib

    The Pathfinder is a 1996 American television film based on the novel of James Fenimore Cooper. It stars Kevin Dillon as Pathfinder and Laurie Holden as Mabel Dunham. The movie is known as La Légende...  more
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    Clearcut

    Graham Greene, Tom Jackson

    Released1991

    Directed byRyszard Bugajski

    Clearcut is a 1991 Canadian drama film about clearcutting in a Canadian province. This motion picture stars Graham Greene, Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Tom Jackson, and Raoul Trujillo. It is directed by...  more
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    Spirit Rider

    Graham Greene, Adam Beach

    Released1993

    Directed byMichael Scott

    Spirit Rider 1993 family drama film directed by Michael J.F. Scott....
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    Released2005

    Directed byStefan Scaini

    Spirit Bear: The Simon Jackson Story is a 2005 independent Canadian film based on the real life campaign by Spirit Bear Youth Coalition founder Simon Jackson to save the habitat of the Kirmode bear....  more
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    Song of Hiawatha

    David Strathairn, Michael Rooker

    Released1997

    Directed byJeffrey Shore

    Song of Hiawatha (a.k.a. The Song of Hiawatha) is a 1997 American adventure film directed by Jeffrey Shore....  more
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    Running Brave

    Robby Benson, Graham Greene

    Released1983

    Directed byD.S. Everett, Donald Shebib

    Running Brave is a 1983 movie based on the story of Billy Mills, a North American Indian brought up on the reservation, destined against all odds to become the best distance runner in the world in...  more
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    Die Hard with a Vengeance

    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1995

    Directed byJohn McTiernan

    This film is a 1995 American action film and the third in the film series. It was produced and directed by John McTiernan, written by Jonathan Hensleigh, and stars Bruce Willis as New York City...  more

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    American Mystery! Coyote Waits

    Graham Greene, Adam Beach

    Released2003

    Directed byJan Egleson

    American Mystery! Coyote Waits is a 2003 film directed by Jan Egleson....  more
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    The Twilight Saga: New Moon

    Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene

    Released2009

    Directed byChris Weitz

    New Moon is the sequel to 2008's Twilight, based on a novel of the same name written by Stephanie Meyer....  more

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    Transamerica

    Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers

    Released2005

    Directed byDuncan Tucker

    Transamerica is a 2005 independent comedy-drama film produced by IFC Films and The Weinstein Company. The film tells the story of Bree, a transgender woman, who goes on a road trip with her long-lost...  more

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    The Green Mile

    Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise

    Released1999

    Directed byFrank Darabont

    The Green Mile is a 1999 American fantasy drama film directed by Frank Darabont and adapted from the 1996 Stephen King novel of the same name. The film is told in a flashback format and stars Tom...  more

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    Medicine River

    Graham Greene, Tom Jackson

    Released1993

    Directed byStuart Margolin

    Medicine River is the 1993 American TV movie directed by Stuart Margolin. When photographer Will returns home for his mother's funeral he gets more than he bargained for from a strange cast of...  more
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    A Thief of Time

    Peter Fonda, Graham Greene

    Released2004

    Directed byChris Eyre

    A Thief of Time is a 2004 film directed by Chris Eyre....  more
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    Luna: Spirit of the Whale

    Jason Priestley, Graham Greene

    Released2007

    Directed byDon McBrearty

    Luna: Spirit of the Whale is a 2007 drama film written by Elizabeth Stewart and directed by Don McBrearty....  more
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    Casino Jack

    Kevin Spacey, Kelly Preston

    Released2010

    Directed byGeorge Hickenlooper

    Casino Jack is a 2010 action thriller comedy film starring Kevin Spacey and directed by George Hickenlooper. The film focuses on the career of Washington, D.C. lobbyist and businessman Jack Abramoff,...  more
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    Rain Without Thunder

    Ming-Na Wen, Jeff Daniels

    Released1993

    Directed byGary O. Bennett

    Rain Without Thunder is a 1992 American science fiction film directed by Gary O. Bennett and starring Betty Buckley and Jeff Daniels. The film is set fifty years in the future from the time of...  more